PK 221.3    Bridge (Saint-Ylie) PK 17.9    Bridge (Bonnes Gens) PK 226.6    Tavaux-Cité quay r/b (factory) PK 180.5    Flood lock 57a (Torpes) PK 228.8    Lock 71 (Ronce), bridge and pipeline crossing PK 9.7    Bridge (Pont Saint-Thomas) A 3-km-long section of the former Canal de Huningue, from Niffer to Kembs, is maintained and gives access to a boat harbour, while the remainder of that canal to Basel has been closed, and the terminal basin transformed into a whitewater canoeing course.[1]. PK 76.8    Canal narrows, one-way traffic PK 227.2    Solvay works, basin l/b PK 42.6    Lock 14, D419 parallel to r/b Moorings, charming little town. PK 71.7    Flood gate PK 49.9    Turning basin, bollards, no services PK 196.4    Lock 60 (Dampierre), navigation re-enters Doubs Rhône Video 4. The new locks on branches connecting with the Rhine measure 40 by 6.00m. PK 208.5    Entrance to Audelange lock-cut, r/b, flood gate 64a, bridge Explore by boat, barge or ship – what are the differences? The Emperor’s administration conceived the predecessor of today’s public-private partnership model, selling existing canals to private companies, to provide funds for new links. PK 72.6    New road bridge (replacing former lift bridge) PK 33.3    Lock 27, bridge Thoraise tunnel is 185m long, while that at Besançon is 394m long. Railway museum, Electrical engineering museum, ceramics museum and textile museum. PK 62.1    Navigation re-enters canal, Allan weir l/b PK 0.3    Niffer old lock on u/s branch, bridge, private harbour, 32 berths, water, electricity, shower, slipway. PK 45.4    Lock 7 PK 10.8    Junction with Canal des Faux Remparts, l/b This project was abandoned by Environment Minister Dominique Voynet in 1997. –    46 quai Jacoutot, 67000 Strasbourg. PK 129.1    Bridge (Grange Villotey), canal narrows for 140m The length of the canal is 237km. PK 180.1    Entrance to Osselle lock-cut, r/b PK 39.4    Lock 20 PK 6.3    Confluence of river Bruche, l/b PK 197.8    Ranchot bridge, timber quay (25m) r/b for 5 boats, night €7, water, electricity, village 100m r/b, Rans 500m l/b Fast Facts 3. PK 236.7    Lock 74 (Laperrière), basin u/s l/b, Bourgogne Marine boatyard and services, 45 berths, water, electricity, repairs, no overnight mooring, Saint-Symphorien village 800m. PK 222.8    Choisey bridge, village r/b PK 65.4    New lock 9 (Allenjoie) PK 199.5    Lock 62 (Moulin des Malades), navigation re-enters Doubs Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty. PK 28.3    Lock 32 (flood lock), bridge and footbdirge, moorings d/s r/b, no services, bollards u/s, Illfurth 400m r/b The Neanderthal Museum is a tribute to human evolution, and we are invited on an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of its fossil exhibits. PK 163.4    Lock 50 (Tarragnoz) in downstream tunnel entrance,  junction with boucle de Besançon PK 13.5    Île Napoleon basin, junction with former through route, chandlery, bridge. PK 79.7    Lock 18 (Dampierre), waiting bollards d/s r/b PK 209.5    Lock 64 (Audelange), navigation re-enters Doubs As built, the canal was made up of four distinct sections: Developments for high-capacity navigation in the second half of the 20th century thoroughly transformed this Y-shaped system. PK 173.0    Canal narrows for 400m, one-way traffic PK 183.2    Lock 57 (Osselle), bridge, village 400m PK 69.7    Suspension bridge (Peugeot works) Port de Plaisance, all services, but possibly noisy. Lock dimensions are 34.85m by 5.32m. PK 8.5    Bridge (Pont Louis Pasteur) –    Subdivision de la Vallée du Doubs: Moulin Saint-Paul, 18, avenue Goulard, BP 429, 25019 Besançon cedex (PK 65-177) PK 182.2    Railway bridge The recent white, angular control tower is very noticeable. The first is on the Ill in the heart of the Petite France district, while the second is on the Canal des Faux Remparts The latter was reopened in the 1980s to allow the Strasbourg trip-boats to make the round cruise through the city. PK 0.25    Bridge (National), tramway lines B & C PK 0.0    Upstream junction with through route at PK 163.0 (entrance to Citadelle tunnel l/b) The various pieces of two bodies (the third body was never found) were thrown into the Marne - Rhine Canal near Nancy. PK 215.3    Railway bridge The other locks are 38.80m long and 5.10m wide. PK 127.8    Baume-les-Dames quay l/b, capacity 15 boats, night €9.90, water, electricity, shower €1.70, slipway, pump-out, Service Navigation, town centre 1200m r/b Differences: Rhine River vs. Rhone River. Rhone–Rhine Canal travelers' reviews, business hours, introduction, open hours. Located at the foot of the incline for over 25 years, the crystal workshop is a family-run business specializing in the art of crystal blowing and cutting. PK 27.0    Lock 33 PK 59.3    Bourogne bridge, former coal unloading quays d/s l/b, village 800m r/b PK 113.9    Lock 33 (Chaux-lès-Clerval) PK 218.5    Dole footbridge, basin, boat harbour and Nicols hire base r/b, 60m pontoon, 35 berths, night €7.40, water, electricity, showers, slipway, larger vessels moor to quay l/b, no services, Service Navigation l/b, town centre r/b. Birthplace of Louis Pasteur. PK 1.2    Niffer new lock on d/s branch, VHF 22, village 1000m r/b, bridge PK 97.0    Bridge (D683) PK 146.7    Double staircase lock 46/47 (Deluz), electric, bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs PK 43.6    Lock 13, bridge, Retzwiller r/b PK 109.9    Lock 32 (Clerval) Located in the Ruhr, it connects the Rhine River at Duisburg with the Dortmund-Ems canal at Heme. For this reason, their ‘default’ readiness is to be prepared for downstream boats. PK 171.0    Avanne-Aveney bridge, village with restaurant The long-standing project to open up a new large-scale waterway on the line of the canal, providing a continuous route for Rhine shipping from the North Sea to the Mediterranean, has been abandoned (see Introduction). PK 6.9    Lock 4, bridge PK 227.7    Conveyor bridge PK 174.0    Double staircase lock 54/55 (Rancenay), electrically operated, bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs The two historic towns, Dole and Besançon, both have spectacular settings. PK 220.1    Entrance to Doubs-Saône canal r/b, flood lock 68, bridge PK 18.3    Bridge (Jules Ehrmann) PK 117.5    Lock 35 and weir (Hermite) PK 183.7    Bridge (Osselle) PK 225.7    Bridge (Beauregard) PK 226.7    Lock 70 (Belvoye), bridge former freight office Go Your Own Way – Cruise the canals driving your own hire boat, Sit Back and Relax – captain and crew will treat you like royalty, Watch France Glide Past – close-up, from the comfort of your cabin. PK 46.2    Valdieu bridge (d419) and railway bridge, basin l/b In this respect it differs markedly from its northern neighbour, the Rhine, which leaves all of its Alpine characteristics behind when it leaves Switzerland. Towpath – There is no towpath, but attractive riverside walks have been developed throughout the navig­able ring in Strasbourg. Information about the 237km long Canal du Rhône au Rhin. PK 177.4    Thoraise tunnel, length 185m, winding basin at u/s entrance. PK 191.8    Bridge (Salans-sur-le-Doubs) The Belfort branch leaves the through route at km 172, near Allenjoie, and may be navigated up to km 10 at Botans, on the outskirts of Belfort, where a motorway cuts through the canal. (for reference, available only to official trip boats) Overview 2. PK 16.4    Former lock, bridge (Bâle) Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg – subdivision de Colmar-Rhin PK 1.6    Château de l’Île spa l/b (no mooring) Each includes large-scale maps of the complete route with moorings, locks, depths, bridges, hazards and other directly useful ‘at the helm’ information. PK 3.4    Bridge (Route de Petit Landau) The Rhine and the Danube formed most of the northern inland frontier of the Roman Empire and, since those days, the Rhine has been a vital navigable waterway carrying trade and goods deep inland. PK 38.4    Lock 22 PK 151.9    Entrance to Roche lock-cut, r/b, flood gate 48a, bridge PK 14.3    Oil terminal basin, short-term mooring Reference should be made to the map of the Rhine. PK 69.1    Bridge (Exincourt), d437, motorway junction r/b See under that canal. PK 95.3    Railway bridge PK 24.9    Zillisheim lift bridge, village r/b PK 191.3    Lock 59 (Saint-Vit) and weir, bridge, water PK 133.5    Lock 41 and weir (Fourbanne), water The first 68 locks from Saint-Symphorien to km 175 (Allenjoie) are 38.70 by 5.25m. PK 37.4    Bridge The existing locks were built at the turn of the 19th century and enlarged under the Becquey programme (1820-1830). Geography 5. History – The first section of the Canal de Franche-Comté (as it was then called) was authorised by Burgundy Council in 1783 and completed in 1802 from the Saône to Dôle. The loop is 4km long, from the upstream tunnel entrance (flood gate 50a) to the downstream entrance (lock 50, Tarragnoz), and includes lock 51a (Saint-Paul). PK 3.0    Bridge (Charles De Gaulle) PK 9.0    Barrage Vauban (part of former fortifications), 13 arches, navigation through l/b arch PK 195.9    Bridge (Dampierre) The river Ill, a tributary of the Rhine, is canalised over a length of 11km through the Alsace plain and the city of Strasbourg, providing a link from the northern branch of the Canal du Rhône au Rhin at km 33.9 to the Canal de la Marne au Rhin north of Strasbourg at km 311.6. He wrote to Crétet, director of Ponts et Chaussées in 1805: ‘It is not palaces or buildings the Empire needs: it is canals and navigable rivers’. PK 1.2    Bridge (de la Fonderie) PK 61.2    Navigation enters river Allan (at confluence with Bourbeuse, crossed by towpath on r/b) Strasbourg, France, located on the French-German border, perfectly blends the cultures of both countries. PK 115.3    Branne towpath bridge, small village r/b. PK 135.7    Lock 42 and weir (Ougney), water, bridge Up to 20% discounts for private charter or book by cabin luxury cruises, Save 5% to 50% per week on boats and destinations throughout France, Up to 20% off high-quality fleet cruises on the major rivers of France. PK 0.8    Bridge (de Paris), tramway lines A & D Strasbourg was established on its islands, and from here upstream the river was equipped with pertuis (flash locks) for nearly 100km. PK 236.1    Lock 73 (Tuilerie) It has been replaced by the Grand Canal d’Alsace (River Rhine lateral canal) link. PK 21.8    Bridge (d433) Take care to keep to the channel on the river section east of the village. PK 22.7    Lock 36, bridge Celtic tribes living near the Rhône included the Seduni, Sequani, Segobriges, Allobroges, Segusiavi, Helvetii, Vocontii and Volcae Arecomici. PK 235.4    Basin (silted up) The northern branch of the Canal du Rhône au Rhin originally ran from the through route at Mulhouse (PK 13.5 in the following table) to Strasbourg, a distance of 96km. PK 1.8    Bridge (passerelle des Faux Remparts) Locks – There are 112 locks, of which 72 fall towards the Saône (including two double staircase locks), the remaining 40 towards the Rhine. PK 65.3    Junction with embranchement de Belfort, for through route turn sharp right Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg – subdivision de Strasbourg Canaux PK 44.8    Lock 10 Separate descriptions and distance tables are given for the following branches: the Belfort branch, 10km long, connecting with the through route at km 172, the northern branch, 66km long, extending from Neuf-Brisach to the Dusuzeau basin in the port of Strasbourg, and the Colmar branch (Canal de Colmar), 23km long. The 39 down from the summit level to Mulhouse are 38.80 by 5.10m, while the last locks at Niffer are of Rhine barge dimensions (new chamber 190 by 12m and old chamber 85 by 12m). It is used by large numbers of boats heading south from Germany and Switzerland to the Mediterranean, but it is also a cruising waterway in its own right, especially in the picturesque valley of the Doubs. There is also the option to explore Cologne, including its iconic Gothic cathedral. PK 9.3    Swing bridge (Faisan) There are also four flood locks, normally open to navigation, generally situated at the entrances to certain lock-cuts in the Doubs valley. PK 1.1    Footbridge The Canal du Rhône au Rhin is one of the important watershed canals of the French waterways, connecting the Rhine to the Saône and the Rhône and thereby the North Sea and the Mediterranean. PK 18.1    Tunnel (canal covered for 140m in front of SNCF railway station, and tramway line 1) All you ever wanted to know about the Danube River. Upgrading to Freycinet standards started in 1882, and the summit level was lowered, reducing the number of locks. PK 18.5    Bridge (Altkirch) The Rhine is more prone to high water in May or June between Cologne and Vienna, while the Rhone can experience high winds all summer long. A motorway junction north of Mulhouse severed the old canal, but Alsace regional council is funding with VNF the restoration of two abandoned lengths of the canal, which will soon extend over a length of 66 km from Strasbourg to the attractive fortified town of Neuf-Brisach. PK 199.3    Lift bridge (Moulin des Malades) PK 45.6    Lock 6 PK 165.5    Bridge (Velotte) 4 likes. Croatia Our offers River Cruise Offers. From Mulhouse to Niffer, navigation follows the former Kembs-Niffer branch of the canal, which was upgraded to the 1350-tonne barge standard as part of the Upper Rhine develop­ment works. the 22-km-long Canal de Huningue, from the junction to the Rhine at Huningue, just north from the Swiss port of Basle. PK 72.8    Montbéliard basin, port de plaisance, quay 55m with 3 perpendicular pontoons, 30 berths, night €10, water €3, electricity €3, shower €2.50, slipway, VNF office, all services in town centre 800m r/b. News, facts and insider information providing a complete overview of the second longest river in Europe. PK 23.2    Turning basin PK 105.0    Lock 30 (Plaine de Pompierre), bridge The last five up to the summit level are of larger dimensions (40.70 by 6.28m). PK 1.5    Bridge (Denfert-Rochereau) Headroom – The maximum authorised air draught is 3.70m. Short tunnel with waterfall curtains at each end (operated by your remote control) and lighting display inside. PK 179.4    Bridge (Torpes-Boussières) Trip-boats have priority at the locks. This link is 4.5km long and the section through Strasbourg, where the Ill divides into two arms flowing round the historic centre, is possibly the most attractive urban waterway in France. PK 217.9    Navigation enters small arm of Doubs A modest entry/exit point for the canal route that connects the Rhine with the Saône and the Rhône. Did You Know? PK 9.7    Botans lift bridge, basin d/s l/b, quay (200m), water, electricity, small village r/b, Belfort 4000m l/b [3], The first section of the Canal de Franche-Comté was authorised by Burgundy Council in 1783 and completed in 1802 from the Saône to Dôle. Dramatic section of the river past high cliffs. PK 31.0    Lock 29, bridge PK 109.3    Entrance to Clerval lock-cut, r/b PK 293.2 Terrin shoals, fast current PK 316.4 Junction with Canal du Rhône à Fos, l/b. PK 61.0    Lock 7 PK 41.8    Aqueduct PK 72.3    Lock 14 (Montbéliard) The Canal du Rhône au Rhin, built between 1784 and 1833, is a magnificently scenic route through the Jura, with wooded cliffs and blueish ranges of hills in the background. PK 58.0    Lock 6, bridge PK 58.7    Quays l/b, bollards, no services Napoleon was seeking to develop inland waterway connections throughout the country, and the Rhône-Rhine link was of such strategic importance that he gave his name to the project. PK 118.8    Hyèvre-Magny bridge PK 140.4    Lock 44 and weir (Laissey) PK 0.3    Skew bridge PK 85.3    Lock 21 (Colombier-Fontaine) PK 70.3    Motorway bridge (A36), skew PK 218.8    Lock 67 (Jardin-Philippe) in short lock-cut r/b, bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs The Government then funded – as compensation – the backlog of maintenance works and other improvements. PK 16.3    Basin l/b (length 1900m, silted up, no access) PK 63.0    Lock 8 (Fontenelles), bridge, Allenjoie 500m r/b PK 1.6    Footbridge (passerelle des Juifs) PK 110.5    Clerval bridge, mooring u/s r/b, pontoons l/b 10 berths, water, electricity, showers, crane, suitable for small craft only, village l/b PK 89.6    Lock 23 (Colombier-Châtelot), bridge, basin u/s silted up PK 1.8    Brognard bridge, small village 300m l/b, motorway r/b PK 11.0    Bridge (Pont Royal), tramway lines C & E PK 10.2    Bridge (Pont du Corbeau) Works were completed in 1904. The proceeds were diverted for the war effort, and it was not until the Becquey programme was finalised in 1821 that this vital project, now renamed ‘Canal Monsieur’, could be reactivated by the canal company created for this purpose, and completed in 1833 by the engineer Claude-François Perret. – Subdivision de Belfort: 6, rue Alfred Engel, BP 06, 90800 Bavilliers, Branche Nord (Strasbourg to Neuf-Brisach). PK 18.9    Bridge (Noyers) PK 51.6    Lock 3, bridge, end of summit level, Montreux-Château 400m, moorings u/s for 4 boats, night €5, water, electricity. Rhône/Saône River Cruises; Rhône - River and region; ... (or “Pott”) has an equally international quality. The Marne-Rhine Canal - From Lagarde to Strasbourg. PK 0.35    Bridge (Kuss) PK 84.1    Colombier-Fontaine lift bridge, village l/b, commercial quay d/s l/b The canal is to be transferred to the regions, but no timetable has been set for this operation. PK 0.8    Motorway bridge (A35) Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River dotted every mile with ancient castles. PK 4.4    Gelatine factory and quay r/b, entrance to Gerig lake l/b PK 74.5    Courcelles-lès-Montbéliard lift bridge PK 12.6    Private footbridge (European Parliament) In practice, private boats are allowed to cruise downstream only through the Petite-France, thus using Lock A in the opposite direction to the incessant flow of trip-boats. PK 194.0    Small towpath bridge, r/b PK 191.5    Saint-Vit pontoon mooring in mill stream l/b for 6 boats, shower, village 1500m Hiring your own cruising boat is an ideal way to explore and experience the pleasures and treasures that the French waterways have to offer. The Burgundy canal is located in central eastern France in the region of “Bourgogne-Franche-Comté”, the French call the canal “Le Canal de Bourgogne“. The Rhône has been an important highway since the times of the Greeks and Romans. Highlights 7. PK 162.6    Footbridge (Prés-de-Vaux) The new high-capacity Rhine-Rhône waterway would have made the canal obsolete, but the environment minister Dominique Voynet cancelled that project in 1997. Lock C gives access to the 400m long ‘dead end’ section of the river north of the level junction with the Canal de la Marne au Rhin. Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg, – 46, quai Jacoutot, 67000 Strasbourg (PK 8.2-12.8), – Parc du Murgiessen, 67150 Erstein (PK 0-8.2), PK 0.0    Two junctions with the Grand Canal d’Alsace, Ottmarsheim reach, u/s entrance to smaller lock, d/s entrance to new high-capacity lock Rhône River, historic river of Switzerland and France and one of the most significant waterways of Europe.It is the only major river flowing directly to the Mediterranean Sea and is thoroughly Alpine in character. PK 75.0    Lock 16 (Courcelles-lès-Montbéliard) Some Rhine River cruise packages are combined with other major European waterways, such as the Dutch & Belgian Waterways, Moselle, Main, Main-Danube Canal and the Danube. PK 163.0    Entrance to tunnel (Souterrain de la Citadelle) l/b flood gate 50a (Rivotte), bridge, straight on for Besançon centre, halte fluviale l/b, night €15, then passing through lock 51bis (Saint-Paul), recreational traffic only (see plan and distance table for boucle de Besançon). The Emperor’s administration conceived the predecessor of today’s public-private partnership model, selling existing canals to private companies, to provide funds for new links. PK 148.8    Bridge (Vaire) It is the second-longest river in Central and Western Europe (after the Danube), at about 1,230 km (760 mi), with an average discharge of about 2,900 m 3 /s (100,000 cu ft/s).. PK 41.6    Dannemarie bridge, boat harbour d/s, 30 berths, night €8, water, electricity, showers, slipway, not suitable for larger vessels which can moor to grass bank close to bridge opposite restaurant, village 700m r/b, PK 41.7    Lock 16 Section shaded by plane trees, like the Canal du Midi. Location of Canal du Rhône au Rhin and the two remaining sections of the former northern branch, "Canal du Rhône au Rhin : remise en état du tronçon délaissé", River Ill and Canal du Rhône au Rhin (North), Navigation details for 80 French rivers and canals, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rhône–Rhine_Canal&oldid=1000048225, France articles missing geocoordinate data, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. PK 1.8    Ostwald former quay l/b Headroom – The fixed bridges offer a minimum headroom of 3.70m. The canal was originally projected to extend through a series of watersheds and connect with the Saône at Port-sur-Saône. PK 45.7    Lock 5 PK 220.3    Main road viaduct (Corniche), D405 1. PK 2.9    Lock 1 (Brognard) PK 87.2    Lock 22 (Saint-Maurice), bridge PK 75.8    Canal narrows, one-way traffic It is navigated at the users’ risk, while navigation on the cross-Strasbourg link is not encouraged by the Strasbourg Port Authority. the 10-km-long Belfort branch, which when built was to be the first section of the Canal de Montbéliard à la Haute-Saône. PK 1.5    Bridge (du Théâtre), tramway lines B & C PK 35.9    Lock 24 The Canal du Rhône au Rhin is one of the important watershed canals of the French waterways, connecting the Rhine to the Saône and the Rhône and thereby the North Sea and the Mediterranean. The new high-capacity Rhine-Rhône waterway would have made the canal obsolete, but the environment minister Dominique Voynet cancelled that project in 1997. Rhone-Rhine Canal, Laperrière-Sur-Saône, Bourgogne, France. 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